Fundings+Deals

Asia News Update: China Boosts Renewables Target; Toyota Backs Green Fund; Green Loans Taking Hold Across Asia; BlackRock to Launch Green Fund with Focus on SE Asia; Mongolia to Get First Distributed RE System

October 10, 2018

Here’s a look at some of the major news stories about renewable energy, sustainable finance and other clean tech topics coming out of greater Asia in the past few weeks.

Institutional Investors Increasingly Focus on Financing Clean Tech Projects such as Battery Storage & Renewables

September 5, 2018

A roundup of recent activity highlighting institutional investor flows into clean tech infrastructure in North America & fundraising activity.

Hungry for Investments: Agriculture Companies Hunt for Startups and Innovation

July 30, 2018

Momentum is strong and growing for investments in the Agriculture Technology sector. Key investment themes include: alternative protein, food safety & traceability and healthy food...

Generate Strikes $200M Deal with China’s BYD for Electric Buses in U.S.

July 20, 2018

As part of the venture, Generate is investing $200 million to buy and lease the buses..

Oil Giant Total Backs Chinese Smart Energy Fund

April 17, 2018

The venture capital arm of energy giant Total is one of the investors in a new, $250M private equity fund that will focus on the Chinese energy sector. Investments in the Cathay Smart...

CleanTech & Sustainable Finance News Roundup: Harley Accelerates Move Toward Electric Motorcycles

March 5, 2018

UPS to build fleet of EV Trucks; Sol Systems raised $100M from Nationwide Mutual; Concentric to finance $100M for microgrids; Blackrock invests in Enerkem; Temasek invests in Perfect...

European CleanTech Companies Face IP Hurdles When Expanding in U.S.

February 21, 2018

Patent protection, high costs and cultural differences are among the many challenges that European technology companies face when pursuing business opportunities in the U.S.

Asia News & Deals Update: China Extends Its Role as Global Cleantech Investment Leader, CITIC Leads Series D for Organica Water

February 15, 2018

China has positioned itself as a global leader in clean energy and other sustainable technologies, and it's taking steps to further cement that position. Our monthly deep dive on Asia's...

The Business Case for Microgrids Grows, Attracts Major Investors

February 9, 2018

Investors, developers and business owners alike are showing increased interest in microgrids. These small-scale power systems, with their own power generation, software controls and...

Cleantech and Sustainable Financing Trends for 2018: Day, Shah, Ehrenpreis & Sivaram

February 2, 2018

We surveyed some of the leading financiers, investors and other experts in the cleantech and sustainability space, seeking their thoughts on what trends we are likely to see in 2018...